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Sr. Traffic Metals & Concentrates (m/f) 

…Achieve the Extraordinary


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Daniel Gierke



Nov 23rd, 2020

As a medium-sized commodity trading company, active in the global physical trade of refined metals and concentrates, our customer is a successful, innovative and trusted partner with a strong international presence. With offices in countries such as Switzerland, the United States, People’s Republic of China, Brazil, Bolivia and other parts of the world, our client puts an extreme importance on employees, open communication, free flow of information and understands that people are the key to success. If you are ready to work in a fast paced, competitive and constant changing environment, where there are a lot of opportunities to grow within a company, this is the role for you. To strengthen the Traffic Management team based In Switzerland we are seeking a 

Sr. Traffic Metals & Concentrates (m/f) 

In this challenging role you will be independently handling transactions with regards to the full cycle of each transaction. You will support traders at contractual negotiations with suppliers, customers and warehouses. You will have direct contacts with producers, banks, warehouses, freight brokers, shipping lines, surveyor companies and representative offices worldwide on daily basis. You will be in charge of booking vessels, bulk and container, organizing timely inspections with surveyors and liaising with trade finance and banks (documentary collections, Letter of Credits, Bank Guarantees, SBLC), closely monitoring payments due dates, as well as preparing and negotiating of shipping documents. Also you will be responsible for preparing LME hedging card, stop losses and working closely with LME desk to ensure proper material hedge. Handling of insurance claims, marine and credit insurance and assisting to negotiation of insurance policies will be part of your daily business as well.

We are seeking an experienced Traffic Expert in commodities trading, in fright operations and logistics of precious metals and or refined metals who likes challenges within a fast pacing environment. You are a self-starter, stress resistant person with analytical and action oriented mindset. You understand hedge perfectly and all risks related to it. You understand as well the importance of assaying and sampling of material. You are known to be a very reliable team player and self-driven individual with a hands-on mentality, methodical approach and the ability to strongly prioritize issues and work under close deadlines and you are passionate about trouble-shooting and finding creative solutions in an ever changing market. We expect a university degree in business administration, commerce and/or trading/supply chain. English is a must. Good German skills are of a huge advantage.

Please call us for further information or send us your application documents by email on We guarantee full confidentiality.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Your B.U.T. Executive Services Team

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